What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

Author: Convene Editors       

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

Mood Food?

Add this to the Millennial-fueled trends picking up steam in the F&B world: mood food — including brain-boosting pizza and sleep-inducing ice cream. Read more at RestaurantNews.com.

Going Beyond Reusing Towels

Trade Show News Network reports on the unique ways — including event furniture made from renewable materials — that hotels are making meetings and conferences more eco-friendly.

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Orlando, London, and Singapore Top Cvent List

Asia is the fastest-growing region for business events according to Cvent’s ‘Top Meeting Destinations 2019,’ Skift notes, with Orlando, London, and Singapore at the head of the pack in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, respectively.

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How to Renew Your Passport in 24 Hours

Procrastinators rejoice! FedEx Office, in a partnership with RushMyPassport, says it can get U.S. passports processed in as little as 24 hours. Read more at The Washington Post.